Alopecia caused by hormone therapy in breast cancer
A study, published inJAMA Dermatology, reports that endocrine therapy-induced alopecia in breast cancer patients is mechanistically similar to androgenetic alopecia.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine Therapy - Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
92 percent had grade 1 severity alopecia with endocrine tx; pattern similar to androgenetic alopecia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Endocrine Therapy-Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 -- For patients with breast cancer, endocrine therapy-induced alopecia (EIA) has a pattern that is similar to androgenetic alopecia, according to a study published online April 11 in JAMA Dermatology. Azael Freites-Martinez,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biologics and Biosimilars for Moderate-to-severe Psoriasis Biologics and Biosimilars for Moderate-to-severe Psoriasis
This study compares long-term safety, efficacy, and drug survival data on these agents.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

5 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Health
No matter how good your intentions, it can be difficult to stay healthy during winter: the season of comfort food, cozy sweaters and Netflix marathons. But with spring finally here, you’re likely ready to shed your cold-weather cocoon and return to the healthy habits of seasons past. Here are the five things to do to spring clean your health and jumpstart your warmer weather routines, according to experts. Prioritize good sleep. “It’s the most important biorhythm, but too often ignored. For the average adult, the aim is eight to nine hours of sleep a night. Your bedroom needs to be as quiet and dark as po...
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Wellness Source Type: news

Health Tip: Improve Aging Skin
-- Aging skin, like death and taxes, is unavoidable. But you can slow down the process and keep your skin looking younger. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests how: Every day, even in winter, protect your skin by using sunscreen that is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Melasma
Title: MelasmaCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/12/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 11, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Improve Aging Skin
Title: Health Tip: Improve Aging SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 11, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Increasing burden of various diseases depending on state; overall death rates declined (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

19th-century portraits provide dermatology residents a lesson in looking
In the 1830s, a Yale-trained doctor in China asked artist Lam Qua to paint portraits of his patients — now they’re being used to train students in New Haven. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sunburn (Sun Poisoning) Symptoms, Pain Relief, Healing Time
Title: Sunburn (Sun Poisoning) Symptoms, Pain Relief, Healing TimeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/20/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Expert Tips for Taming Oily Skin
Title: Expert Tips for Taming Oily SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ingenol Mebutate vs. Diclofenac Sodium for Actinic Keratosis Ingenol Mebutate vs. Diclofenac Sodium for Actinic Keratosis
This study compared the efficacy and outcomes of two approved treatments for actinic keratosis on the face and scalp: ingenol mebutate and diclofenac sodium. Is one superior to the other?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Expert says eczema creams may actually make it worse  
Dr Marvin Rapaport, a dermatologist in California, believe the skin becomes ‘addicted’ to steroid cream - and triggers a reaction that makes the problem worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Added Statin No Benefit Over Phototherapy for Vitiligo (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Small study of European and Asian patients (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 9, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How Do You Fix A Broken Nail?
Discussion Distal digits, especially of the hand, are important as they provide support for pinching and grip, give tactile sensation and contribute to cosmesis. Trauma to the distal digit and nailbed ranges from significant trauma with digital crush injuries or amputation to minor broken nails causing only annoyance. Most injuries especially in children involve the hand especially the middle finger. The dominant hand is more common if the child has a hand-preference. Usually they occur indoors especially being caused by being pinched by a door. Significant trauma requires surgical intervention and may require specialty s...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 9, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Chickenpox vaccine found to cause shingles in some children
(Natural News) A case study published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology looked at shingles cases that occurred in healthy children that were vaccinated for chickenpox. In the study, the authors looked at cases of shingles that were initially thought to be skin rashes. The authors looked at seven cases of children who contracted herpes zoster (shingles) at the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin Cancer Screening Lacking for Indoor Tanners (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Survey says most among this high-risk group don't get screened (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 7, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does mottling of the skin indicate?
The skin can become mottled and have purple or red patchy areas, which may appear in a lace-like pattern. Medically known as livedo reticularis, it can have a variety of causes including poor circulation and shock. Some very elderly or terminally ill people may experience this condition. Learn more about it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Apremilast: Use it Earlier in PsA? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effective in large cohort of DMARD- and biologic-naive patients (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 6, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Enrollees have more chronic conditions, health care use versus other privately insured individuals (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology, P Source Type: news

LGBT Persons Underrepresented in Basic Dermatology Curriculum LGBT Persons Underrepresented in Basic Dermatology Curriculum
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons make up as much as 4% of the population but are barely mentioned in the basic dermatology curriculum, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Few Indoor Tanners Have Been Screened for Skin Cancer
Correlates of screening include older age, family history of melanoma or skin cancer, high SPF sunscreen use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you prevent pimples?
Several factors can cause acne, but simple hygiene techniques and lifestyle changes can often prevent pimples from forming. Washing regularly and reducing stress are some of the best ways to ward off this common skin issue. Here, learn more about effective methods of prevention and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a pilar cyst?
Pilar cysts are fluid-filled lumps that tend to appear on the scalp. These lumps are usually harmless and often require no treatment, though they may be removed if they are causing discomfort. Learn how to identify these lumps here with details on what they look like, along with what happens if treatment is required. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: When to See a Doctor for Cradle Cap
-- Cradle cap, medically called infantile seborrheic dermatitis, is a relatively harmless condition that leads to rough and scaly skin patches on a newborn's scalp. The condition isn't contagious and typically goes away without treatment. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

2 Out of 3 Tanning Bed Users Have Never Had a Skin Cancer Check
Title: 2 Out of 3 Tanning Bed Users Have Never Had a Skin Cancer CheckCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 5, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Seeking Cheaper Plastic Surgery Abroad? Buyer Beware
Title: Seeking Cheaper Plastic Surgery Abroad? Buyer BewareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 5, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dupilumab and QoL in Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab and QoL in Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis
Does dupilumab, a recently approved biologic, improve clinical response and quality of life in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Check Those Toes!
(MedPage Today) -- Expert recommends screening overweight patients for onychomycosis (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Watch a Birthmark Over Time
Title: Health Tip: Watch a Birthmark Over TimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

PFS Rises with BRAF-MEK Combo in Melanoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Median PFS double that of single-agent BRAF inhibitor (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Do YOU know how to scrub your face? Experts warn you may be doing it wrong  
Esthetician Julia Alekperova and dermatologist Dr Michele Green explain whicf facial scrubs people should be using based on their skin type and how often they should be using them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes broken blood vessels on the face?
Broken blood vessels or spider veins are enlarged blood vessels under the skin. They can occur anywhere but can appear on the face for a variety of reasons, including alcohol consumption and vomiting. In this article, learn how to get rid of broken blood vessels on the face with clinical treatments and home remedies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Energy-Based Devices Work Well for Feminine Rejuvenation
TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- Energy-based devices are both safe and effective methods of nonsurgical treatment for feminine rejuvenation, according to a review published online March 10 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Michael Gold, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes dark nipples?
This article explains more about these causes of dark nipples, plus when someone might need to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Rosacea
Title: Health Tip: Treating RosaceaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 3, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Laser Treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi Laser Treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi
Laser treatment of congenital melanocytic naevi is controversial, with varying results and unknown effect on malignancy risk. This review examined the efficacy and safety of laser therapy for CMN.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Strata Skin Sciences raises $17m, taps Rafaeli as CEO
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said today it raised $17 million in a new round of financing, and that investor Dr. Dolev Rafaeli is slated to take over as interim CEO, with former chief exec Frank McCaney taking the role of interim CFO. In the sale, the Horsham, Penn.-based company said it floated 15.7 million shares of stock. The round was led by Accelmed Growth Partners, who invested $13 million, and joined by Dr. Rafaeli, Gohan Investments, Broadfin Capital and Sabby Management. “We are very pleased to have Accelmed as an investor in Strata. Their experience in medical devices and providing growth equity to...
Source: Mass Device - April 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 3/31/18
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 3/31/18 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Dawn Davis, a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic, covers a wide variety of dermatology?topics.?Also on the podcast, Dr. Vanda Lennon, an immunologist at Mayo Clinic,?explains how research in?Mayo Clinic's Neuroimmunology Laboratory?is helping patients get the right diagnosis sooner. And?Dr. Douglas Riegert, a medical geneticist [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is my pimple infected?
A pimple is more likely to become infected if it is popped. It could be caused by cystic acne or mistaken for a boil. An infected pimple is most annoying on sensitive areas such as the face or nose. Some can be treated at home, but more severe infections could be caused by staph bacteria and require medical treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bovie Medical launches Renuvion cosmetic surgery J-Plasma brand
Bovie Medical (NYSE:BVX) said yesterday it launched the Renuvion brand of cosmetic surgery devices using its J-Plasma technology. Through the newly launched brand, the Clearwater, Fla.-based company said it will sell devices powered by the J-Plasma technology specifically for the cosmetic surgery market. The J-Plasma device is a plasma-based cutter and coagulator that uses helium ionization to produce a focused beam of ionized gas over a blade, used for cutting or coagulating during surgeries, Bovie Medical said. “On behalf of Bovie Medical, I am excited to announce the launch of the Renuvion brand, which we hav...
Source: Mass Device - March 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cosmetic/Aesthetic Bovie Medical Corp. Source Type: news

The Medical Report: Orthopedic group expands to Bartlett, dermatology group adds 5
All 10 board-certified physicians practice at the group's three locations, located in East Memphis, Germantown and Bartlett. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 30, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat whiteheads on the nose
Whiteheads are stubborn acne lesions that develop just under the skin. The nose is a common site for whiteheads to form, as this part of the face produces a lot of oil and is touched frequently throughout the day. We look at several ways to treat whiteheads on the nose, as well as how to prevent them in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Swollen earlobe: Pictures, causes, and treatment
Most causes of a swollen earlobe, such as an injury from a contact sport or an allergic reaction to a piercing, are easily treated at home and can be prevented. However, there are other causes, such as cauliflower ear and mastoiditis that need medical attention. Read on to find out when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do I have dark spots on my lips?
Black spots on the lips can indicate many things, from vitamin deficiency and dehydration to a variety of skin conditions. Learn more about these causes, and when to see a doctor, here. In this article, we also explore home remedies and other treatment options, as well as ways to prevent black spots from forming. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Crescita Announces Launch of Pliaglis in U.S.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 29, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - Crescita Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CTX) ("Crescita" or "the Company"), a commercial dermatology company with a portfolio of non-prescription skincare products an... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Product Launch Crescita Therapeutics, Pliaglis, lidocaine, tetracaine, dermal anaesthesia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: A Painful, Deep Pustule: Part of a Bigger Problem?
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 55-year-old man with a history of inflammatory bowel disease reported a very painful, deep-seated pustule on his leg that looked like it might eventually rupture. He also had a fever and some arthralgia, but he wasn't sure if they were related. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 29, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about flat warts
Flat warts are small, smooth, raised bumps that often occur in clusters. They are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are contagious. They can be treated with topical creams or removed by a doctor. Flat warts are not cancerous, but if a person is concerned about a skin bump they should see their doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Topical solution may be less toxic option for patients with noncancerous skin growth
(George Washington University) A team of researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences compared the toxicological impact of cryosurgery with an FDA-approved topical 40 percent hydrogen peroxide solution (A-101) for the treatment of seborrheic keratosis, in human skin equivalents derived from darker skin types. The findings were recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news